Konijeti Rosaiah

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Konijeti Rosaiah
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13th Governor of Tamil Nadu
In office
31 August 2011 – 30 August 2016
Chief MinisterJ. Jayalalithaa
Preceded bySurjit Singh Barnala
Succeeded byC. Vidyasagar Rao (Additional charge)
17th Governor of Karnataka
In office
28 June 2014 – 31 August 2014
Chief MinisterSiddaramaiah
Preceded byH. R. Bhardwaj
Succeeded byVajubhai Vala
15th Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh
In office
3 September 2009 – 24 November 2010
GovernorN. D. Tiwari,
E. S. L. Narasimhan
Preceded byY. S. Rajasekhara Reddy
Succeeded byNallari Kiran Kumar Reddy
Member of Parliament, Lok Sabha
In office
10 March 1998 – 26 April 1999
Prime MinisterAtal Bihari Vajpayee
Preceded byKota Saidiah
Succeeded byNedurumalli Janardhana Reddy
ConstituencyNarasaraopet
Personal details
Born(1933-07-04)4 July 1933
Vemuru, Madras Presidency, British India
Died4 December 2021(2021-12-04) (aged 88)
Hyderabad, Telangana
Political partyIndian National Congress (until 2011)
Spouse(s)
Konijeti Sivalakshmi (m. 1950)
Children4
ResidenceAmeerpet, Hyderabad, Telangana, India

Konijeti Rosaiah (4 July 1933 – 4 December 2021) is an Indian politician. He was Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh from 2009 to 2010[1][2][3] and Governor of Tamil Nadu from 2011 to 2016. He was an MLC, MLA and MP from the Indian National Congress.[4]

He was married on 4 June 1950 to Smt Sivalakshmi.[5] He has 3 sons and 1 daughter. Sons are KS Subba Rao and KSN Murthy and daughter is P Rama Devi. His socio-cultural activities include helping the under-privileged. He is also a good orator. He was also member of the spices board in the year 1998. His profession includes Agriculturist, trader and industrialist.

Rosaiah died on 4 December 2021 in Hyderabad, Telangana after a brief illness.[6]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Rosaiah takes oath as caretaker Andhra CM". The Times of India. 3 September 2009. Archived from the original on 5 September 2009. Retrieved 3 September 2009.
  2. "Konijeti Rosaiah appointed the new Tamil Nadu Governor". Indiavision news. 26 August 2011. Archived from the original on 4 March 2016. Retrieved 15 June 2020.
  3. "Rosaiah - A low profile leader".
  4. "rosaiah : ap chief minister k rosaiah : Andhra Pradesh CM Rosaiah resigns : Rosaiah resigns as Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister". BindasLand. Archived from the original on 25 November 2010. Retrieved 25 November 2010.
  5. "Biographical Sketch of Member of 12th Lok Sabha". loksabhaph.nic.in. Retrieved 2022-04-14.
  6. Reddy, Ravikanth; Jonathan, P. samuel (2021-12-04). "Former Chief Minister of unified Andhra Pradesh K. Rosaiah passes away". The Hindu. ISSN 0971-751X.